It is indeed a period of double celebration for Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, who has taken to social media to mark his daughter’s birthday.
The actor who is still basking in the euphoria of his latest movie, Citation, disclosed that the celebrant, Darasimi, clocked the age of 14.
Afolayan expressed gratitude to the Lord for keeping his daughter and also thanked those who have showered overwhelming love and goodwill messages on his family.
“My darling and caring daughter ”Madam Darasimi” like we fondly called her is 14 today. Citation celebration just tripled niyen. Thank you lord and thank you guys for the overwhelming sincere messages.”
The actor also posted a set of lovely photos in which he was seen side by side with the celebrant of the day.
One of the pictures was an epic throwback that captured the father and daughter when they were both still younger.
See his post below:
Several fans, followers and colleagues were seen in the comment section with birthday messages. Read some below:
femiadebayosalami said: “Happy birthday darling daughters. LLNP.”
derojuoa said: “Happy happy birthday Darasimi. Oluwa a wa pelu e o.”
_bloomingbutterfly said: “Happy birthday madam Darasimi keep blooming.”
ayo_classical said: “Just like grandma’s facial . Many happy returns Lil Madam Darasimi.”
kunleafod said: “Wow happy birthday Darasimi.”
folusotiwo said: “Dieko is daddy’s copy ,Dara is grandma’s copy.”
smilly123456 said: “Congratulations, please where is mummy? Picture not complete.”
In another news, Kunle Afolayan is the happiest dad at the moment following a letter he received from his son, Diekola who turns 15 today in absence of his estranged wife, Tolu Afolayan.
Showing off the appreciation note from the boy which was sent to him via a DM on whatsapp, 46 year old Kunle Afolayan wrote”It’s double joy and celebration for me today as my son DIEKOLOREOLUWA turned 15 and CITATION launched on Netflix today. E bami yo”
In the note, the celebrant Diekola appreciates his dad for being awesome and always being there.
“….Thankyou so much for everything sir, for being someone i could always talk to if anything is bothering me. Thankyou for always making me laugh and thankyou for all the advice you have given me, you are the best! Thankyou so much for being a great, infact wondeful father to me, God will continue to bless you and keep you for all that love you, i love so much baba mi…” Diekola Afolayan writes in part.
Praying for his dad in yoruba, he writes “Baba mi, all that you do and lay your hands upon will always turn out great. You will live long in sound mind and health to see your children’s children”
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Last year, News broke that Kunle Afolayan’s wife, Tolu had quit the marriage over some messy issues.
According to a source privy to the unfortunate collapse, Kunle and Tolu parted ways after the two became hostile companions living under a roof with suspicion and distrust.
Tolu eventually packed her baggage and left their matrimonial home for good with an intent to never to step a foot into Kunle’s house again, leaving Kunle and his mother to take care of their four kids.